In the last three weeks I have been to PDC and TechEd Europe and at both events I collected swag for the user group. I deliberately took as little as possible on both outbound trips so I could carry back as much
junk swag as my weight allowance would let me. On the PDC outbound trip my bag was 17kg and I returned with two bags totalling 33kg. At TechEd Europe I managed to reduce my outbound bag to 14kg and I returned with 26kg (the bag was more full than before but I wasn't carrying any books back this time so it all weighed less). So in total I returned with 28kg of swag. Not bad considering that I was limited to my personal baggage allowance. Sadly I am unable to compete with the Kings Of Swag who had 10 boxes of the stuff sent home (don't worry, chaps, it's mostly all inflatable plastic microphones).
PS thanks to everyone at PDC and TechEd (especially Microsoft e-Learning) who gave so kindly to the cause.